He was connected to the Western Institute for his whole adult life, studying there in the early 1930s and then becoming a voluntary assistant from where he climbed the academic hierarchy to become director. He remained with the institute until his death in 1980, treating it as his second home.
- Olszewski, Henryk (2005). Zdzisław Kaczmarczyk 1911-1980. Wydawnictwo Poznańskie. ISBN 83-7177-286-6.